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MTN Kampala Marathon Gets 250 Million Shs Boost From Huawei 

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Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider has boosted the 2018 MTN Kampala Marathon with a Ug Shs 250 million towards maternal health in Uganda.

The confirmation and Cheque handover took place at Huawei Uganda head Offices at the Cube Building, Kisementi in Kampala.

The Kampala Marathon is set to take place on Sunday the 25th of November at the Kololo Independence Grounds, with the aim of raising funds towards Maternal Health Care in Uganda to ensure safe childbirth for expectant mothers regardless of their means or where they come from.

“Huawei considers social good in prioritizing business development by looking at enormous needs and considering outreaches that have the greatest impact such as the MTN Marathon. That is why today we are going to handover our contribution of 250 million Uganda shillings to maternal health through the Marathon. We are sure that with this contribution, Uganda can only be a better place,” says Mr. Liujiawei, Managing Director, Huawei Uganda.

Mr. Liujiawei, Managing Director, Huawei Uganda handing over the dummy cheque to the MTN Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. Olivier Prentout (Courtesy Photo)

On the other hand, MTN Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. Olivier Prentout commended the ICT company for their support.

“MTN Uganda acknowledges and commends Huawei for its willingness to respond to the call to ensure that the Marathon continues to be a resounding success year in year out. It has been 14 years of organising the MTN Kampala Marathon and we therefore find it extremely important to collectively mobilise and continue to channel support to communities in need,” said Mr Olivier.

 

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